Study of Trace Elements Selenium, Copper, Zinc and Manganese Level in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Amel H Mohmmed
  • Nadhum A Awad
  • Adnan J M AL-Fartosy
Keywords: Selenium, Copper, Zinc and Manganese, PCOS, Immune Function, Thyroid Function


Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in premenopausal women, trace elements play an important role in PCOS, selenium performs various biological functions such as defense against oxidative stress, immune function and thyroid function, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder in premenopausal women, trace Elements have important role in PCOS, selenium is involved in many biological functions, such as, protection against oxidative stress, immune function and thyroid function, Copper, zinc and manganese are essential micronutrients that have been integrated into various proteins and metalloenzymes and are active in the metabolic process of cells and in oxidative stress pathways that can lead to oxidative stress.

One hundred and twenty-four of patients' women with poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) patients and 56 normal ovulatory women participated in the study. Seleniumand serum Copper, zinc and manganese were measured by using flame atomic absorption spectrometry (FAAS).


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Amel H Mohmmed, Nadhum A Awad, & Adnan J M AL-Fartosy. (2019). Study of Trace Elements Selenium, Copper, Zinc and Manganese Level in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 6(6), 16-22.